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Various Artists / Sigh Cry Die
Album:Sigh Cry Die Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:08/2004
Label:Arf Arf Records 

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Add Date:2004-09-06 Pull Date:2004-11-07 
Week Ending:7 Nov31 Oct24 Oct17 Oct10 Oct3 Oct26 Sep19 Sep
Airplays:21413233

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1.Oct 11, 2016:Magnetized Toner
Without You, Cause I Love You
4.Apr 19, 2007:Fiction Romance
I'll Cry
2.Jul 19, 2013:Buford J. Sharkley Presents: As Told to Hervey Okkles
Last Night I Cried
5.Nov 03, 2004:press and release
Run and Hide
3.Aug 18, 2009:Hipster Garbage [with Trent]
Cause I Love You
6.Nov 02, 2004:All This - And Mor!
Cause I Love You

Album Review
Elias (Dr Furious)
Reviewed 2004-08-16 
A compilation of 1960s garage-psych ballads done by ambitious mopheads of no posthumous fame. Songs of heartache and heartbreak brought to you by the one and only Arf!Arf! Records. Mopey and as goth as it can get for the flowery 1960s. Sliping just one of these in your playlist will make you sound so HIP. Think mid sixties Beatles ballads and 60s psyche pop easy-liz sound like the Turtles, the Association, Peanut Butter Conspiracy minus the female vox (this CD is a sausage fest). The sound is the 1960s equivalent of what in High Fedility Jack Black sarcastically referred to as sad bastard music (ie. Belle & Sebastian, The Smiths). Dare to be hip and sad bastard? Play this!
Play: 26, 28, 9, 7, 12, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21
1. Dark heavy sparse psyche.
2. Predictable melodic structure.
3. Ethereal, melodic psyche. Chimes, flowers and cries.
4. Now this sad bastard.
5. Think this wins the award for the best "bad break-up song" ever. Listen to these lyrics!
6. Melancholic pop - do i hear a sitar in this one?
7. Nice harmonica and cool organ.
8. Mopey heavy psyche.
9. Cool sound effects and rocking chorus with nice vox.
10. Mopey heavy psyche.
11. Syrupy psychedelica.
12. Cathcy melodic hooks. I like the low-fi production.
13. Something about being a "willow tree"
14. Heavy borderline-suicidal sadness. This actually somehow reminds me Cobain and NIRVANA.
15. Seductive rhythm. Picks up on chorus.
16. Somber organ.
17. Chimes/bells and harmonicas.
18. This rips off the Beatles so badly!
19. Cool-sounding organ. Syrupy vocals.
20. Almost like a 1950s acapela feel with baritone singers. The Temptations.
21. Slick psyche. Nice guitar tones.
22. Heavy distorto guitar with psyche.
23. Sad bastard with pop vocals.
24. Sparse reverby guitar lines. Slow and somber.
25. Bluesy-garagey guitar lead solos; lush percussion; psychedelic pop vocals.
26. Nice driving organ and rhythmic kicks. Sounds like straight outta the 60s Greek garage scene.
27. Beatlesque backing multi-vocal harmonies. Rocking rhythm.
28. Nice R'n'B twists. A bit sinister mood.
29. Spacey, dreamy... it's kind of talentless but you know that these guys are probably tripping on drugs. So it does not matter.


Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Kings RansomWithout You
2.NomadsHow Many Times
3.Strange FateLove Is Like
4.IllusionsHer Own Way
5.RomansIll Find a Way
6.BittersweetaShe Treats Me Bad
7.Changing TymesShe Laughed at Me
8.Evil "I"Cant Live Withou You
9.LimitsFree As the Wind
10.FyrebirdsIm So Loney
11.PlaguesTo Wander
12.GentsI'll Cry
13.Non-PareilsWillow Tree
14.Mere ExistenceNow
15.Beach-NiksLast Night I Cried
16.MorticiansWith Another Guy
17.ExcelsIt Isnt So
18.What-NotsNobody Else but You
19.Joey Tedeschi & the IdolsTrue Luv Gone Astray
20.ZephyrsTake Her Back
21.SaintsPlease Dont Leave Me
22.ChaynsRun and Hide
23.FenwyckI Wanna Die
24.SecretsCryin' Over Her
25.Blue ConditionOnce there Was a Girl
26.PastelsCause I Love You
27.Four RoguesIll Be Glad
28.Four SpeedsWhy Did You Leave Me
29.Stairway to the StarsCry